Members of Congress laid into a notorious pharmaceutical executive on Thursday for his high-profile drug price hikes, but some of those same legislators own stock in companies that are fighting efforts to rein in drug prices.
A Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated activist whose organization recently came under fire for holding an anti-Semitic rally in support of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will head a fundraiser for Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly (Va.).
Human rights activist Suzanne Scholte announced her run to represent Virginia’s 11 district on Thursday.
A top Treasury Department watchdog defended his investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service.
The federal government has not created a uniform standard for biometric identification 12 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a congressional oversight hearing on Wednesday morning revealed.
The Department of Homeland Security spent millions of dollars on a pilot program for a biometric identification system that ultimately failed to provide meaningful data, a congressional hearing on Thursday morning revealed.
Three different economic experts testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs on Thursday afternoon during a heated and contentious hearing.
Democrats attacked Republican efforts to trim the budget at a recent hearing despite bipartisan support for spending more money to fight tax fraud. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Organization held a hearing Thursday to discuss ways to fight tax fraud and identity theft.